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Big Savannah in mid-summer with fire sprouts of Sweet Bay

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Title:
Big Savannah in mid-summer with fire sprouts of Sweet Bay
Topics:
Botany
Subjects:
Arundinaria
Grasses
Orange grass (Campulosus aromaticus)
Pine
Original Format:
Lantern slide
Black-and-white slides
Extent:
3.25 x 4 in.
Item identifier:
0021047
Photographer:
Wells, B. W. (Bertram Whittier), 1884- more info on Wells, B. W. (Bertram Whittier), 1884- 
Created Date:
to
Description:
Big Savannah in mid-summer with fire sprouts of Sweet Bay. Arundinaria cane; Pinus in background; From Natural Gardens (page 99): "[C]an successfully imitate the perennial herbs by partially burying their stems, to make possible survival. In the summer the numerous shoots arising from the ground make them appear as shrubs, but few observers would ever imagine these 'shrubs' to be trees fifty, eighty, or a hundred years old."
Genre:
Landscape photographs
Lantern slides
Location:
Big Savannah (N.C.)
Digital Project:
B. W. Wells